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Mt. Chaukhamba, on the way to Tunganath from Chopta.

Chaukhamba, meaning four pillars is the highest mountain group of the Western Garhwal. The four peaks have hights of respectively 7138 7088 6995 and 6854m. On the western slopes starts the Gangotri glacier; one of the largest in the Himalayas.

In this shot, Chaukhamba 1 and 2 are covered with clouds, whereas 3 and 4 are exposed. The peak to the extreme left is Mt. Mandani.

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